Meet Our Team


Dr. T.K. Epperson

Dr. Epperson graduated from OSU school of veterinary medicine in 1980. He started practicing in El Reno, Ok after graduation. He founded West Yukon Animal Hospital in 1982. He enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine and surgery with a special interest in equine reproduction and lameness.


Dr. Melissa Roach

Dr. Roach joined the team in October 2013. She graduated from OSU school of veterinary medicine in 2009. She is married to a veterinarian and has three children. She has a special interest in small animals especially surgery and ophthalmology. In her free time she enjoys, running, mountain biking, hiking, snow skiing, and other outdoor activities.


Dr. Allie Reed

Dr. Reed joined the team in 2018 after graduating from OSU school of veterinary medicine. She has lived in multiple states but while visiting Oklahoma, fell in love with the OSU campus and it's people. She has a special interest in large animal medicine. In her free time, you can find her cheering on the Packers or doing outside activities with her dog, Lady.


Laurie, Office Manager

Laurie has been with the team since August 1989. She became the office manager in June 1990. Laurie and her family enjoy country life with their horses, dogs, cats and chickens. She likes to spend her free time with her family and church.


Tia, Receptionist

Tia joined the team in 1991. She is married with two adult children, and one grandson name Casen. She studied equine science and animal science. In her free time, she enjoys doing dog agility and dock diving with her husband and their dog, Boone.


Cathy, Veterinary Technician

Cathy joined the team in 2012 and is a veterinary technician. In her free time, she shows Quarter Horses and Boer goats with her husband.


Kyleigh, Veterinary Assistant

Kyleigh joined the team in October 2018 but has been in the field since 2017. She is currently a vet student at OSU school of veterinary medicine. She spends most of her time studying but enjoys snuggling her two akitas, Lula Kuma and Rom, as well as her rescue kitty, Queenie.


Mandy, Senior Technician

Mandy joined the team in June 2016 but has been in the field since 2013. She is originally from Minnesota and grew up with large animals. She enjoys equine medicine and dentistry. Her long-term goal is to be a practice manager. In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with her husband and two kiddos, Bentley and Wren.


Shawna, Receptionist

Shawna is a mother to 4 children, 1 grandson, and 3 fur babies. 

Shawna has been in the veterinary field since 2004, and has been with West Yukon since moving here from Missouri in 2019. Shawna loves being a part of this team, and being able to help and save the animals we do. She works hard to ensure the best care possible for all your fur babies needs!


Daisy Garcia, Veterinary Technician

Daisy has been with us for almost three years now, and one of her passions in life has been her relationship with horses. She loves to be around them, whether its at home with her own, or at the clinic with one of our equine patients! In her spare time, Daisy loves to play with her dog, go horseback riding, and attend rodeos with her family.


Kale Griggs, Veterinary Technician

Kale has been with West Yukon since 2020, and has a special place in her heart for the working breed dogs and horses. When not at the clinic providing first rate care to your furry family members, she spends as much time as possible with her own fur babies. She's been in the field since 2018, and has found her passion in veterinary care.


Jade Moss, Veterinary Technician

Jade Moss has been with West Yukon Animal Hospital for a year, and loves to get our furry patients nice and excited right before going to X-ray! Her absolute favorite type of patient are our Labrador Retrievers. She even has two at home! Outside of work, Jade enjoys going to the lake with her dogs, and spending time with her family.

Jordan Thornton

Jordan Thornton, Veterinary Technician

Jordan has been with West Yukon Animal Hospital for a bit over a year now, but she has been in the veterinary field for almost a decade. Her favorite part of the job is getting to love on all the fur babies that come into the clinic. When she's not working, Jordan and her family enjoy spending time outdoors with their 2 dogs. Their favorite thing to do is go hiking in the mountains and kayaking in the river. 


Jackie Soto, Veterinary Technician

JJackie has been with West Yukon a little over a year now. She loves taking care of animals and has a special interest in our equine side of things. In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with her husband and training with her dog Jill. 


Campbell Schwartz, Veterinary Technician

Campbell is a Yukon grad, and has lived in Yukon her whole life. She is currently working on her associates degree in Animal Science with a plan to head to OSU afterward for veterinary school. She found a love for horses at a young age then fell in love with all animals big and small. She has two cats at home named Cricket and Wiley, and a new pup named Dixie!


Kylie Trevino, Veterinary Assistant

Kylie is one of our newer assistants, and she is learning fast! She loves her job because she gets to help not only animals, but the people who love their pets. Her favorite patients are the large breed dogs. In her free time she loves to hang out with her 6 dogs at home and going out with friends.


Sydney Magee, Registered Veterinary Technician

My name is Sydney and I am a Registered Veterinary Technician whose been working since early 2011. I've worked in General Practice, Emergency Medicine, and Internal Medicine in my career. My original stint with WYAH was from 2016-2021, and I've recently returned in 2023. I have a wonderful husband, and 2 rambunctious kiddos. We also own a small hobby farm of goats and llamas. Lastly, we have 3 dogs and 2 cats. I'm so happy to be back with my original patients and clients, and am ready to build new relationships every day!


Cheez It, Clinic Cat


Pete, Clinic Cat (rip)


Chinga (Chin-Chin), Clinic Cat


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Read What Our Clients Say

  • "The care we receive at West Yukon is second to none! Their compassion they show to our animals keeps us coming back to them over the years."
    Chris and Serena Parker
  • "The staff have always been excellent at takin care of my 4 legged boys. This is my Bichon's home away from home; we are here numerous times a month. They are always able to take care of him and answer all of my questions. There is nowhere better than West Yukon Animal Clinic!"
    Debbie Hill
  • ""Dr. Epperson has always gone above and beyond for the care of our family's pets for several years.""
    Mike Self / Yukon, OK